Automotive work Roy Butler examines the detail which went into a vintage Ford on display at the Endless Summer Show and Shine car show on Saturday. The show

Arts Council offers fall workshops

Fall into Art is the name of the fall workshop series offered by the Summerland Arts Council.

The Summerland Community Arts Council is offering fall workshops for kids.

Fall into Art will be every Saturday for eight weeks and is for children Ages nine to 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

It starts Sept. 29 and runs until Nov. 24 (no class Oct. 6.)

Let your child explore the wonderful ways of the arts through music, art and drama using imagination and creativity.

Register now to avoid disappointment. Registration forms and more information available at the Summerland Art Galley, 9533 Main St. Office open Monday to Friday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Phone 250-494-4494 or e-mail admin@summerlandarts.com or visit summerlandarts.com.

Musicians needed

Play an instrument? Penticton Concert Band under the direction of Gerald Nadeau rehearses Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and welcomes intermediate to advanced musicians.

All band instruments. Phone 250-809-2087 or visit pentictonconcertband.ca.

For writers

Penticton Writers and Publishers Society will hold their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 5:45 p.m. at Leir House in Penticton. The public is welcome.

Art submissions

The Summerland Art Gallery is accepting submissions for the 2013 season.

Proposals should include C.V., biography, artist’s statement and five to 20 photographs of work that reflects the theme of the proposed exhibition. The deadline is Sept. 30.

Juried show

Artists living in the south Okanagan are invited to participate in the juried show South Okanagan Impressions.

As the title implies, submissions should reflect artists’ depictions of nature in the South Okanagan.

This show, which is sponsored by the South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club and Penticton Museum and Archives, will open on Nov. 23 and continue to Dec. 20 in the Atkinson Gallery of the Penticton Museum.

The show is part of the Naturalists’ Club 50th anniversary celebrations and the museum’s Wild at Heart exhibit theme on conservation and natural history throughout 2012.

They welcome submissions from artists who work in two-dimensional and three-dimensional mediums.

There will be no entry fee.

Art may be for sale; a commission of 25 per cent will be charged on sales.

Please submit digital images of art for this show and include information about mediums used and dimensions to: sonc@summerlandarts.com

Deadline for submissions will be Sept. 26.

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If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please e-mail  dfinnis@telus.net or call 250-494-8994. summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette.

David Finnis is the president of the Summerland Community Arts Council.